FACULTY OF HUMAN HANDBOOK
of the Caribbean as wider than island nations or linguistic blocs; to stimulate students’ interest in, and commitment to Caribbean civilization and to further their self-determination.
FOUN1210 Science, Medicine and Technology in Society Level II - Faculty Requirement - Semester I OR II (Administered by the Faculty of Pure & Applied Sciences) The overall aim of the course is to develop the ability of the student to engage in an informed manner in public discourse on matters pertaining to the impact of science, medicine and technology on society. The course will help students to appreciate the essential characteristics of the scientific method as a mode of enquiry into nature and to understand why it provides the foundations of the technological world.
FOUN1301 Law, Governance, Society and Economy in the Caribbean Level II - Faculty Requirement - Semester I OR II (Administered by the Faculty of Social Sciences) The course will introduce the student to a number of major social institutions in Caribbean society. It seeks to expose the student to the historical as well as contemporary aspects of Caribbean society, including legal, political and economic systems.
Preliminary Level or Option for Foreign Language Requirement
FREN0101 Beginners’ French 1 An intensive course for students with little or no competence in French. Through a programme for adult beginners, students acquire the language necessary for oral and written expression in a number of authentic situations. NB: Students must pass both written and oral components in order to pass the course.
FREN0102 Beginners’ French II Prerequisite: FREN0101 or PASS IN CXC FRENCH This intensive course increases the competence of beginners and faux débutants to a standard appropriate to one year of French at university level. NB: Students must pass both written and oral components in order to pass the course.
ITIES & EDUCATION 2010–2011
FREN0103 Beginners’ French III Prerequisite: FREN0102 FREN0103 is a bridging course between Beginners and Level I. It endeavours to build on the basic skills learnt in FREN0101 and FREN0102 to achieve a higher level of communicative competence. Some grammar rules already learnt will be highlighted again, together with additional rules.
FREN1303 Introduction to French Literature Prerequisite: Placement Test, FREN0103 or see Qualifications for French on p. 24 This course examines French Literature from the Classical to the Contemporary period and will give insights into the novel, drama and poetry.
FREN1304 Caribbean and African Literature in French Prerequisite: Placement Test, FREN0103 or see Qualifications for French on p. 24 This course will introduce students to the writing of French Caribbean and French African authors, and will focus mainly on the novel and poetry with emphasis on the pivotal role of the Negritude movement.
FREN1401: French Language IA Prerequisite: Placement Test, FREN0103 or see Qualifications for French on p. 24 The aim of this course is to develop competence in French so that students will be able to converse with native speakers of the language on current events and in practical situations, and understand and produce written French on related themes and in related activities. NB: Students must pass both written and oral components in order to pass the course.
FREN1402 French Language IB Prerequisite: FREN1401 This course widens the scope of the practical situations dealt with in FREN1401 and introduces abstract themes. NB: Students must pass both written and oral components in order to pass the course.